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WALTER G A R N E R LACY, W A C O ,T E X A S. May 11, 1939 Mr. Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Washington, D. C. Dear Mr. Eccles: Noting that you are to appear on the program of the Texas Bankers Convention in Dallas next week, Mrs. Laey and I wondered if you and Mrs. Eccles ( if she is to accompany you ) would not come by for a visit with us. We are now resid ing at our home on Lake Waco and thought you would enjoy a quiet day in the country, after your Con vention appointment is over. We will attend the Convention and could bring you home with us in our car. Sincerely yours, Walter G< Lacy WGL:R May 13, 1939. I Dear Mr. Lacy: This is to thank you for your note of May 11 inviting Mrs. Eccles and me to visit you and Mrs. Lacy at your home on Lake Waco after the Convention is over. I certainly wish it were possible for us to take advantage of your kind hospitality. However, I am literally making a flying trip to Texas, leaving here by plane on Wednesday, spending Thursday in Dallas, Friday in Houst cm, and returning by plane on Friday night. On behalf of Mrs. Eccles and myself, I wish you would convey to Mrs. Lacy our thanks for the invitation and our sincere regrets that we cannot accept. With kindest personal regards, Sincerely yours, Mr. Walter Garner Lacy, Waco, Texas. b